Game Programmer (Unreal)

Serenity Forge
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Posted
January 12, 2023
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote
$55,000 - $75,000

Serenity Forge is looking for a driven and detail-oriented programmer to join our team on a new game development project in Unreal Engine. Under the supervision of the Technical Director and collaboration with other programmers and technical specialists, you will help construct and execute the engineering backbone of a new immersive 3D game in Unreal Engine 5.

This position may be remote.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with other programmers to design and builds new systems, mechanics, and tools for an immersive 3D game in UE5
  • Work with your manager and teammates to ensure development deadlines are met while achieving the highest work quality possible
  • Help create and maintain quality-of-life tools and automations (both in-engine and standalone) for development, building, and testing
  • Contribute technical and creative input towards all aspects of development

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience with Unreal Engine and C++ on a commercially shipped game
  • Experience with version control for game development (ideally, Perforce)
  • Proactive communication and collaboration across disciplines, familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes
  • Detail-oriented, can comprehend project directives and philosophies and integrate them into day-to-day work
  • Ability to meet project deadlines and deliverables

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with console development
  • Interest in narrative-driven, cinematic games
  • Experience with Slate in Unreal
  • Experience with building or using automated testing tools
  • Passion for games and the video games industry

 

Compensation and Benefits Offered

  • $55,000 - $75,000 / year based on experience and skillset
  • Bonuses for project milestone deliveries
  • Full-Time
  • Health Plan, premiums fully covered
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Matching
  • Open PTO policy

 

A message from the team: Even if you think you might be a little underqualified or misfit for the role based on the description above, we encourage you to apply nonetheless. We've always done our best to hire and nurture a diverse team of talented people, and we know firsthand that on-paper fit isn't everything. We've all been in your shoes at one time or another, and we know how hard it can be to put yourself out there, especially for people from marginalized or non-traditional backgrounds. But if you're excited by the idea of working with us, we'll always be excited to hear from you.

About 
Serenity Forge

Serenity Forge, based out of Boulder, Colorado, develops and publishes meaningful games that challenge the way you think. We pride ourselves on the care and dedication we put into our work. Now is a great time to join a growing studio that seeks passionate team members to contribute to the next generation of great games. We've got some amazing projects in the works, and we want you to help make them even better!

We are a long-term driven studio that provides opportunities for new members to develop exciting skills, so don't be afraid to apply even when your current experience doesn't fit 100% of the job requirements!

 

Perks & Benefits

Take a look at some of the perks and benefits we offer to full-time employees below!

  • Close-knit Team. A close sense of comradery and dedication to our work.
  • 401(k). 401(k) retirement savings plan with generous employer match.
  • Health & Dental Insurance. Comprehensive medical plans including dental coverage for you to choose from based on your needs.
  • Generous PTO and Performance-driven Rewards. Whether you’re an efficient worker who values work-life balance or an extremely hard worker who gives 110%, we value and reward a wide range of employees.
  • Generous Holidays. Extended company holiday breaks.
  • Career Advancement. A growing studio with potential opportunities to greatly advance your technical, creative, or leadership roles.

 

Our Vision

We believe that video games can become a vital part of art, culture, and education. Ultimately, we are in the business of creating meaningful experiences and expanding peoples' horizons.

We also believe that video games can literally and metaphorically save lives. The video below summarizes the near-death experience of Serenity Forge’s CEO, Zhenghua Yang (Z), and how it motivated him to found Serenity Forge.

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